Our People

At May Road School, we actively seek vibrant and community focused staff to continue to build the strong whānau links that exist within the community and school partnerships. 

Senior Leader Team

Our Staff 

Lynda Stuart


Beth Noakes

Deputy Principal

Auvasa Auva’a-Key


Denise Murray 


Hafsah Musa

Executive Officer

Elaine Crew


Rearna Hartmann

Tīma Mārama Class Teacher

Aamel Rahmati

Tīma Mārama Class Teacher

Mary Maxwell

Te Motu Hawaiki Class Teacher

Arina Kumar 

Te Motu Hawaiki Class Teacher (Pūriri Team Leader) 

Lagi Jenkins

Lumana'i Iva Class Teacher

Irene Koonwaiyou

Lumana'i Sefulu Class Teacher/Sports co ordinator

Sophia Schuster

Lumana'i Sefulu Tasi Class Teacher - Bilingual Samoan Class

Cia Tokuma

Tīma RāClass Teacher

Meryl Ulugia-Pua

Kaiwhare Class Teacher (Kauri Team Leader) 

Ulrike Matthews

Kaiwhare Class Teacher (ICT Team Leader) 

Emily Cater

Teacher/Reading Recovery

Nerra Lealiifano-Tamarua

Reading Recovery Teacher(Bilingual Samoan Team Leader)

Chris Stuart

Part Time Teacher

Paulia Frost

Learning Assistant

August Cowley-  Lupo

Learning Assistant

Sili Tualima

Learning Assistant

Sau Papali’i

Learning Assistant

Salome Tavake

Learning Assistant

Geri Williams-Durham

Learning Assistant

Jonathan Laban

Learning Assistant

Ben Westerlund


Public Health Nurse

  Sevai Tolovae

Learning Assistant

Razan Al-Odeh

Learning Assistant

Mose Tuiali'i

Learning Assistant

Sean Ween

Property Manager

Renee Comber

(SWIS)Social Worker in Schools

Our Board of Trustees

Our Trustee Election day was 6th September 2022.

Api Cowley-Lupo

Jo Rose Kerrison

Amavi Mey

Meryl Ulugia-Pua

Staff Representative

Tapuni Sanelivi

Rachael Tuisaula

Jonjon Cowley-Lupo

Board of Trustees Election 2022

About our Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governing group of the school. It is made up of elected parents, staff representative, the Principal, and any members co-opted by the Board.

The Board’s job is to:

The Board of Trustees is elected every three years. The new Board was elected took office on 13th September 2022. The Board welcomes feedback from other parents, and welcomes people to attend its monthly meetings, which are on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

Spotlight on the Board of Trustees

Each month following our Board of Trustees meeting we will be including some information in the newsletter to inform you about what is happening at the meetings.

We have recently had some training and the points covered were related to the Board of Trustees roles.

Some key messages:

Board Documents

Meeting Minutes

Audited Financial Report

Audited Financial Statements 2022 May Road.pdf
NZSTA STAnews JulyAugust 2020_web.pdf